Medical associations in Spain are lobbying to roll back the boom in older mothers. They're calling on professionals to refuse to implant egg cells in women over the age of 50. But the practice looks very different.
Ukraine's in vitro fertilization clinics draw foreign couples desperate to have a baby. But the process can lead to paternal mistakes and citizenship questions, and experts want more regulation.
The world's first test-tube baby was born in 1978. Four decades later, gynecologist Wolfgang Würfel says there are still open questions about the limits of in vitro fertilization, particularly in Germany.
Eleven babies have been born through uterine transplants of live donors, but no births had occurred from a uterus of a deceased donor. The mother became pregnant seven months after the transplant surgery.
A Dutch medical center has launched an investigation after uncovering that dozens of women may have been fertilized by the wrong sperm. Half of the women who underwent IVF treatment are pregnant or had their babies.
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